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Room 101: Brian Smith – London Irish Director of Rugby

1. Rugby Administration Why does a professional game have amateur match officials with no system of reward or a level of transparency and..

January 2, 2014 with 0 Comments

‘Class act’ James O’Connor can inspire Irish return to top

Mick Crossan, leader of the consortium who own London Irish, wants Australian star James O’Connor to be the talisman for a return to the..

December 25, 2013 with 0 Comments

Dream Team: Bryn Evans – London Irish and former Blues, Hurricanes and All Blacks lock

1. Alex Corbisiero – A great scrummager and hugely mobile prop. Mentioning anything WWE related will definitely get this big guy going!..

December 23, 2013 with 0 Comments

Irish businessmen take over London Irish

London Irish announced today a consortium of London-based Irish businessmen has taken control of the club acquiring a majority stake. Led..

December 13, 2013 with 0 Comments

Dream Team: Ian Humphreys – London Irish fly-half

1. John Afoa – The big Kiwi combines power with a great skill set for a prop and he has been a top acquisition for Ulster – he’s..

December 9, 2013 with 0 Comments

Young Gun: Richard Palframan – London Irish prop

On his arrival at London Irish, Brian Smith insisted the Exiles had a gem on their hands and after a year at the club Richard Palframan is..

December 6, 2013 with 0 Comments

Three more years for Topsy Ojo at London Irish

London Irish winger Topsy Ojo has signed a three-year contract extension and will remain with the club until the end of the 2016/17 season...

November 27, 2013 with 0 Comments

Tom Court signs for London Irish

Tom Court is set to leave Ulster after agreeing a three-year deal with London Irish. The 33-year-old loosehead, who has 135 appearances for..

November 13, 2013 with 0 Comments

Saracens thump Newcastle and Northampton beat London Irish

Charlie’s Hodgson scored 18 points for his first appearance of the season as Saracens remained at the top of the Premiership with a..

November 3, 2013 with 0 Comments

James O’Connor joins London Irish

As expected, James O’Connor has joined London Irish until the end of the season. The 23-year-old utility back, who was released from his..

October 29, 2013 with 0 Comments

James O’Connor tipped for short-term move to London Irish

James O’Connor has announced he will be moving to England “next month” and reports Down Under suggest London Irish are leading the..

October 23, 2013 with 0 Comments

20 Questions: Jebb Sinclair – London Irish flanker

Had an interesting summer? It’s been busy. I played six games for Canada, helping us qualify for the World Cup against the USA, and now..

September 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

VIDEO: Ian Humphreys – “I don’t bother reading the pundits’ predictions”

In an exclusive production by The Rugby Paper, London Irish fly-half Ian Humphreys analyses the 20-18 win at Worcester and what it means..

September 19, 2013 with 0 Comments

Young Gun: Ed Hoadley – London Irish scrum-half

There are not many better places to learn your trade as a scrum-half than at London Irish and Ed Hoadley does not intend to let his..

September 13, 2013 with 0 Comments

“I had to quit Irish to stay in the picture with England” – Jonathan Joseph

Jonathan Joseph believes any hopes he had of cementing his England spot were on a hiding to nothing as long as he stayed at London Irish.

September 12, 2013 with 0 Comments